‘The Root Of Dysfunction in the Canadian Senate’

This story encapsulates a fundamental flaw in our Constitution. The Senate is supposed to be about “sober second thought”, designed to examine government legislation. This is particularly true when the government is drafting legislation that would produce a radical shift in Canada’s social fabric and traditions. The problem is that Senators weren’t elected -- or … Continue reading ‘The Root Of Dysfunction in the Canadian Senate’

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‘Ontario Expands Canada’s Linguistic Hypocrisy’

More divisive ‘group identity’ politics from the Ontario government. Having bilingual provincial services in other provinces while Quebec is unilingual is simply hypocrisy and discrimination: “The creation of a stand-alone ministry of Francophone affairs drew mixed reactions from political pundits and opposition parties on Monday, after Premier Kathleen Wynne released details of a mini-shuffle in … Continue reading ‘Ontario Expands Canada’s Linguistic Hypocrisy’